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To investigate or not?

“If you publish it, something can happen to your family.” “We know where you live.” Many investigative journalists often hear such sentences. They are being threatened in everyday life.  Although we live in 21st century in the times of democracy, in reality even in Europe we don`t always have the freedom of speech.  What should the journalist do if they are being threatened? Just go to the police? What if the police was the one who is threatening us? On

What is your relation to national sports?

People from different parts of the world think different things about their national sports. I asked young people from different countries of Europe about their relations to the national sports and how they feel about it. Maria from Bulgaria – Our national and the most popular sport is certainly football. The national team does not participate in 2012  UEFA European Football Championship, but  people in Bulgaria love football and hope that the Bulgarian team will be a part of the

It`s christmas time…

  I was just wondering about Christmas. In the USA they believe in Santa Claus, but what about European countries? What is special for each country ? How do people celebrate Christmas? Well, I decided to tell you something about my Christmas. In Slovakia children don`t believe in Santa Claus. They believe in Ježiško (Jesus as a child). He brings presents under the christmas tree. In my family we decorate a christmas tree on Christmas Eve, especially I am the

Cuban miracle

Have you ever heard about BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB? If you haven`t, just keep reading and if you had, keep reading too. Buena Vista Social Club was the music club in Havana, Cuba. The club was most famous during the 1940s. The Cuban musicians have been meeting and performing their music here. After the Cuban Revolution of 1959, the club was closed. The Europe didn`t know the Cuban music until 1990s, when Cuban musician Juan de Marcos González and American

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